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Yelich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Jelić: metronymic from the female personal name Jela which is a short form of Jelisaveta (see Elizabeth ) or Jelena (see Helen ) or a name of Slavic origin from jela ‘fir tree’. Compare Elich .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Milich, Polich, Yeich, Delich, Belich, Gerich, Mesich, Lulich, Kolich

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Where is the Yelich family from?

You can see how Yelich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yelich family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Yelich families living in Michigan. This was about 20% of all the recorded Yelich's in USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Yelich families in 1920.
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What did your Yelich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Yelich. 50% of Yelich men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Coal Loader
  • Truck Driver
  • Bundler
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Census Records

There are 482 census records available for the last name Yelich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yelich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 92 immigration records available for the last name Yelich. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 196 military records available for the last name Yelich. For the veterans among your Yelich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yelich lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Yelich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Yelich in 1961 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

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